Tunnel Beautification Project Underway

On May 11, the Sausalito City Council adopted a resolution to support a beautification project for the roadway tunnel between Marin City and Sausalito. The group behind the proposal, All the Children United, was born as a relatively simple idea for an art installation in tunnel. The finished designed will...

Lots of Changes to Local Roadways

After 5 years of delays, work is finally beginning on the Gate 6 Intersection Modifications Project. Construction will start with a bicycle pedestrian detour, stormwater quality protection measures, and enlarging the Multi-Use Path/Gate 6 corner for pedestrians and cyclists. The work will impact vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian travel until at...

Sausalito Art Festival Returns

Local artists just received this communication regarding the famous local art festival: The Sausalito Art Festival is proud to announce that Paul Anderson (former managing director of the SAF) and Kathleen Hughes (event director for the La Quinta Art Celebration) are bringing their experience and expertise to Sausalito to help...

Controversy Brewing over Marinship

Kicking off the February annual meeting, FHA President Michael Labate cautioned, “I think we all need to be involved with what’s happening with Marinship. This is an important asset for all of us living on floating homes; there’s a whole industry there that supports us. We need to support the...

Some Anchor-Outs Move Onshore

The tent encampment next to Dunphy Park has grown to an unlucky number: 13.  Sausalito Mayor Jill Hoffman told the Floating Times that 9 of these tents are occupied and 4 are used for storage. She added, “the number one priority for Sausalito is to find shelter for these people....

Pot on Bridgeway?

The Sausalito City Council has been exploring the possibility of retail cannabis operations in Sausalito since 2019, and the subject will be discussed in an upcoming public city council meeting on February 9. According to a staff report, the council first approved delivery of medicinal cannabis into Sausalito in November...

Gate 6 Intersection Work To Begin

After several delays, on Monday, January 18 February 8, Ghilotti Construction is expected to close the Bridgeway/Gate 6 pedestrian corners and the right lane of the northbound onramp to begin improvements for the Gate 6 intersection project. Posted detour signs will direct cyclists, pedestrians and motorists around the closures. According...

Free Parking Downtown

As we reported previously, Sausalito is extending eligibility requirements of the Sausalito Resident Parking Program to include unincorporated residents of ZIP Code 94965. A Dock resident Barbara Rycersky reports that the city has actually begun issuing parking passcards to people in the floating homes community and other nearby unincorporated neighborhoods....

Dock Safety Tips from the Pros

The dock safety webinar recently presented by officials from the Southern Marin Fire Protection District offered many helpful insights into how to survive a fire in or around the floating homes community. Emergency Services Chair Flo Hoylman opened the webinar by reporting that 97% of respondents to the recent FHA...